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Bagwell, Orlando

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Most widely held works by Orlando Bagwell
Africans in America : America's journey through slavery by Steve Fayer( Visual )

21 editions published between 1998 and 2006 in English and held by 1,706 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program follows the history of American slavery from its birth to the Civil War. Considers the contradictions that lie at the heart of the founding of the American nation. The infant democracy pronounced all men to be created equal while enslaving one race to benefit another. Portrays the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days of the Civil War
Citizen King : 1963-1968 by PBS Home Video( Visual )

20 editions published between 2003 and 2007 in English and French and held by 1,472 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In exploring the last few years of his life, this ... American experience production traces King's efforts to recast himself by embracing causes beyond the civil rights movement, by becoming a champion of the poor and an outspoken opponent of the war in Vietnam. Tapping into a rich archive of photographs and film footage and using diaries, letters, and eyewitness accounts of fellow activists, friends, journalists, political leaders and law enforcement officials, this film brings fresh insights to King's impossible journey, his charismatic leadership and his truly remarkable impact."--Container
Frederick Douglass : when the lion wrote history by Scott Paddor( Visual )

15 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 599 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Based upon his writings and speeches, this is the story of Frederick Douglass, an elegant orator and provocative abolitionist
Dancing by Rhoda Grauer( Visual )

4 editions published between 1993 and 2016 in English and held by 385 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Probes the traditions of dance in communities around the world--from the often misunderstood waltz to the eloquent gestures of an Asante court dancer in Ghana, and from the latest hip-hop in Morocco to a ballet class in Russia and a modern dance rehearsal in New York
Matters of race( Visual )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 347 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explores the complex demands of the country's rapidly changing multiracial and multicultural society and shows how American citizens imagine the new America of the 21st century"--Container
The terrible transformation( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2007 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A four part series portraying the struggles of the African people in America, from their arrival in the 1600s to the last days before the Civil War. This first episode examines the origins of one of the largest forced human migrations in recorded history. After the arrival of the first Africans in Virginia in 1619, the British colonies laid the groundwork for a system of racial slavery which generated profits that ensured the colonies' growth and survival
Racism 101( Visual )

4 editions published between 1988 and 2016 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Frontline focuses on the racism problems at the University of Michigan campus
Malcolm X by William Strickland( Visual )

8 editions published between 1994 and 2015 in English and held by 175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This definitive biography weaves together interviews, archival footage, photographs, and an original score to portray the fascinating intellectual journey of a complex man whose ideas resonate today"--Original videocassette container
Mississippi : is this America?( Visual )

1 edition published in 1986 in English and held by 98 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the continuing civil rights struggle in Mississippi. The story covers the voter registration drive during Freedom Summer in 1964 when students and others from the north came to Mississippi to implement black participation in the political process. Also includes the formation of the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party and their unsuccessful attempt to sit in at the 1964 Democatic Party convention in Atlantic City, New Jersey
Eyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965( Visual )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2017 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the history of the civil rights movement in the United States, from 1954-1966. Uses archival footage and interviews with participants of the movement
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution (1750-1805) re-creates the era of American independence. While colonists seek autonomy, slavery is challenged from within. More than 100,000 blacks escape bondage, threatening slavery's existence. General George Washington refuses to accept black volunteers, but when Virginia's governor promises freedom to all who fight for England, the army relents. The United States walks a tightrope between property rights and human rights
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brotherly love (1791-1831) examines the new nation through Philadelphia's free black community. Free men and fugitive slaves seek full citizenship; black churches promote education, aid to the poor, and abolitionism. The cotton gin pushes slavery west, while Haiti's slave rebellion parallels a local quest for autonomy. Southern brutality and a new culture of blackface minstrelsy trouble African Americans, who vow to challenge democracy
Africans in America( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Judgment day (1831-1861) recounts the last pre-Civil War years. The nation expands west, taking slavery with it. Black abolitionists Frederick Douglass, Rev. Jermain Loguen, and Sojourner Truth agitate for justice. Southerners threaten to secede. An 1850 compromise enacts a "fugitive slave" law. In 1857, the Supreme Court hands down the Dred Scott decision. Slaveowners seek to reopen slave trade, while abolitionists battle slave catchers
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
Eyes on the prize. America's civil rights movement by Julian Bond( Visual )

4 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 54 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The definitive story of the Civil Rights era from the point of view of the ordinary men and women whose extraordinary actions launched a movement that changed the fabric of American life, and embodied a struggle whose reverberations are felt today
 
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Africans in America : America's journey through slavery
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Frederick Douglass : when the lion wrote historyDancingEyes on the prize : America's civil rights years, 1954-1965